I love the poetry of Emily Dickinson. I know her life could be looked at as lonely and isolated, but the words that she wrote resonate through all generations and sit here with me today. Read poem here As a Christ follower, my hope is eternal and found in my LORD and Savior. The hope … [Read more…]


Recently I have been dealing with a difficult decision. God is teaching me what it means to TRULY rely on him. This passage comes to mind: “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding…” – Proverbs 3:5

Unexpected Blessings

Next on my list of posts is an explanation of the new title. In the last year or so of my life, a lot of unexpected events have splashed in front of me. The word, ‘unexpected’ to me means unplanned and spontaneous.  We never know what life will throw at us, but if we look … [Read more…]


Ok, I have been absent far too long from blogging! I am inspired by so many around me and I am determined to make this a regular part of my life! I’m starting with a revamp! I am not sure if this will be it’s final look, but I need to start somewhere! You will … [Read more…]

i’m back!

It’s been too long since I’ve blogged and I want to get back into it. So, I think I am going to do so by writing on on various topics that come as questions in a daily email called “Inspired.” Not today, but soon!

Adventure in Europe: Day 3

 Day 3 – Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010: After a few hours of catching up with Kory & Cara, we got a good night’s rest and woke up to the small of wonderful pastries from the Boulangerie (which are bakeries where the Europeans go to buy all their bread).  It was heavenly! We also could walk … [Read more…]

Adventure in Europe: Day 2

Day 2 – Friday, Sept. 3, 2010: Today we landed in Sweden and spent a short time in the Stockholm airport. It was beautiful and bright with lots of windows and gorgeous wooden floors. It was interesting to note the security in different airports. In Sweden we went through security again and customs too. We … [Read more…]

Adventure in Europe: Day 1

While in Europe, I journaled and thought it would be neat to share our adventures with you! It’s hard to sum it up when asked how the trip was, so here you will get a taste of what we experienced! Day 1 -Thursday, Sept. 2nd, 2010: Today is the day! We boarded a plane this … [Read more…]

Letting Go

A song that has spoken to my heart recently… I’m Letting Go My heart beats, standing on the edgeBut my feet have finally left the ledgeLike an acrobatThere’s no turning backI’m letting goOf the life I planned for meAnd my dreamsI’m losing controlOf my destinyIt feels like I’m falling and that’s what it’s like to … [Read more…]